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Ott, Haselrig Headline BCX IV in Atlantic City

Shane Ott (right) and Roy Nelson weigh-in for an IFL event in November 2007. Photo courtesy of the International Fight League.

ATLANTIC CITY - BCX IV, the fourth installment of the Battle Cage Xtreme series which has come to mean the best in mixed martial arts action promises to the be their best one yet. “Battle Cage Xtreme IV” in Atlantic City, Saturday, April 19th, at the Tropicana Casino and Resort, presented by Team Sports and Entertainment LLC, boasts an action packed fight card that currently has 19 big fights including 5 title bouts. 

The main event topping off this card is the USKBA / BCX Heavyweight Title bout between Carlton “Don’t Blink” Haselrig and MMA Veteran Shane Ott.

Carlton is a MMA heavyweight fighter, former heavyweight wrestler for NCAA Division II University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, and former NFL Pro Bowl Offensive Lineman for both the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets. He holds the distinction of being the only person to win 6 NCAA titles in wrestling, winning 3 times in Division II and 3 times in NCAA Division I.

Carlton will showcase his talents against the tough Super Heavyweight Champion Shane Ott. Ott took his first IFL bout on 24 hours notice and quickly dispatched highly-regarded Chad Griggs in the first round in last April in Connecticut.

Equally as exciting are the 4 other title fights. Kevin Roddy will be defending the USKBA Lightweight title he earned at BCX II as Tim Troxell confident after 2 big wins against Blair Tugman and Vasilica Goian tries to take it away.

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BCX Announces April 19th Event in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY - The fastest growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts, returns to Atlantic City, Saturday, April 19th, at the Tropicana Casino and Resort. “Battle Cage Xtreme IV”, presented by Team Sports and Entertainment LLC, will feature some of the region’s top fighters in an exciting card that includes plenty of raw, non-stop action.

The Battle Cage Xtreme name has come to mean the best in mixed martial arts action and Battle Cage Xtreme IV will be no exception.  This event will feature the best fighters in the New Jersey area.  These fighters will represent the best-known fight clubs, like Ricardo Almeida BJJ in Hamilton, NJ.

This exciting event is taking place at Atlantic City’s premier destination, The Tropicana Casino and Resort.  At the Tropicana, you can enjoy the shopping, nearby beach and Boardwalk, dining and live entertainment. Battle Cage Xtreme and the Tropicana –a winning combination!

You will not want to miss this event!